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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-BW-?-mq-v-5-c
Focus:
Affect: Balance (Watson et al PANAS) (A-BW)
Time frame:
time frame not reported* (?)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on 20 questions:

Lead item not reported.
A  nervous
B  distressed
C  afraid
D  jittery
E  irritable
F  upset
G  scared
H  excited
I   ashamed
J  guilty
K  hostile
L  active
M  determined
N  inspired
O  enthusiastic
P  alert
Q  attentive
R  proud
S  strong
T  interested

Rated:
1: never
2
3
4
5  always

Negative affect score (NAS): A to K
Positive affect score (PAS): L to T
Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS - NAS

Name: Watson's PANAS version not reported

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Drozd et al. (2014): study NO 2010 Patients with chronic HIV infection, Norway, 2010 N = 67
Mean
= 9.260
Mohammadi et al. (2018): study IR 2016 Patients with heart disease, Iran, 2016-2017 N = 61
Mean
= 6.500